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  • Collection: UIS History Harvest 2016 - Political Memorabilia

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Double-sided campaign flyer for the election of Ossie Langfelder for Mayor of Springfield, Illinois. Langfelder served two terms as Springfield's mayor, from 187-1995. Since nowhere on the flyer is the term, "re-election," the supposition can be made…

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Tin/metal version of the State Journal-Register Front Page that shows Mayor Ossie Langfelder getting a hug and kiss from his wife after securing his re-election bid as Springfield, Illinois's mayor. Dated April 3, 1991, the front page also shows the…

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Double-sided Faith Coalition for the Common Good Pamphlet. This organization has a chapter in Springfield, Illinois. One of its primary missions is to ensure equal opportunities for all, regardless of race, providing a living wage, economic growth,…

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Front page of Kansas City Star dated July 28, 1974. Without the story telling sheets, its difficult to tell what part of this page was important to David Farrell or was connected to Illinois. In a recent article from the State Journal Register,…

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31st (2016) Annual Mother Jones Foundation Dinner Program. This document lists a dedication, member of the Program Planning Committee, Donated Products/Services, Exhibitors, and all contributions go to the new Mother Jones Museum located in Mt.…

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Presidential Appointment Certificate to Harold V. Hunter as Administrator of the Rural Electrification Administration, Department of Agriculture for term of 10 years. Mr. Hunter - grandfather of Dr. Devin Hunter, UIS History faculty - was an Oklahoma…

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This is a political advertisement ran in the Southern Illinoisian paper on March 14, 1976. The literature pertains to the 1976 Illinois Governor Election and Democratic Primary in which the ad supports Democrat Michael Howlett for governor. It was a…

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This is a political advertisement ran in the Southern Illinoisian paper on March 14, 1976. The literature pertains to the 1976 Illinois Governor Election. It was a privately funded ad paid by Southern Illinois Voters and Tony Ison of Mt. Vernon. The…

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This is a political poster from the 1978 election for state comptroller. It belongs to John Castle who ran as Republican nominee that year and appears to be the incumbent. Castle lived in Dekalb, and he was chairman of the Sandwich State Bank. He…

Bernie (Sanders) 2016 T-shirt
Bernie Sanders 2016 Campaign slogan t-shirt. This shirt has a "Union Made in the USA" label and has a "Union Label" stamp beneath the "2016" on the front of the shirt. On the reverse, the print says, "JOIN THE POLITICAL REVOLUTION TODAY" with the…
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